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and providing an opportunity for the family to read together. we have a program called family reading olsen we use high-quality picture books and the parents and the caregivers share those with the young people. these are in transitional homes. all the housing projects and things like that. most of the time the adults have very little that are sit levels but these picture books give them an opportunity to not be ashamed that they cannot read. it turns into a discussion. >> how many people come? >> in baltimore city for instance we have 38% of adult illiteracy rate. >> why, 38%? >> and that is totally ill or it and then you think about five to 10 more percent that are barely letter it and people, that's why when we looked at technology as a way that is nonthreatening in a sense that they are reading with these tools so we are we are trying to grab them however we can. >> do you know, how many libraries -- and this is a broad question in a way. since literacy is obviously a -- and i support ms. smith in new york with the literacy program where she raises money and also a lot of other things but
. which led ted olsen -- a very prominent attorney -- to say that since nudity was preferred as prayer as a form of communication, perhaps the students ought to dance naked before the ball game. i thought that was all right unless, of course, they got naked by the dance of the seven veils which would bring the aclu down on their heads, because the dance of the seven veils refers, is found in the bible. >> host: something religion we get into. what, what have you seen in terms of the trend to have court over time, in terms of, you know -- >> guest: well, it's not just the court. that's one reason i say this book is not just for lawyers by any means. what we're talking about is the movement of the culture. we're talking about the movement of social classes within the culture. and that's reflected in the law. constitutional law isn't out there by itself doing these things. there are other forces in the society impinging upon it. now, i think it's probably true that throughout our history the court has shifted in finding things in the constitution that aren't really there according to the
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